Health Matters for Women Newsletter

Health Matters for Women newsletter from CDC. US Dept. of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

June 2021

Rural-Urban Residence and Maternal Hepatitis C Infection, U.S.: 2010-2018external icon
The prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among women delivering live births in the U.S. may be higher in rural areas where county-level estimates may be unreliable. The aim of this study is to model county-level maternal hepatitis C virus infection among deliveries in the U.S.

Geographic Disparities in Late-Stage Breast Cancer Diagnosis Rates and Their Persistence Over Timeexternal icon
Lower uptake of mammography screening is associated with higher rates of late-stage breast cancers. This study aims to show geographic patterns in the United States, where rates of late-stage breast cancer are high and persistent over time, and examines factors associated with these patterns.

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